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VPerch II In Test Phase

Since 2012, a collaborative partnership with 3D design consultancy, 3D Innovations (3D Academy Education Division; Collin Kobayashi, President/CEO) has been developing an exciting educational module for students. Virtual SeaPerch (or, V-Perch) is a 3-dimensional computer-based modeling program designed to complement the physical underwater ROV (remote operated vehicle) developed by SeaPerch. V-Perch provides an option for testing […]

6th Annual Hawaii Robofest Regional

Hawai‘i Robofest celebrated its 6th annual Regional Qualifier on Saturday, April 27th, at the beautiful University of Hawaii West O‘ahu campus. Over 230 students (48 teams) participated, including 4 new schools from West O‘ahu (Nanakuli, Wai‘anae) and Kalihi. Tournament results are, as follows: SRCC Game Category (Jr Division – 17 entries): 1st place: 783-1 Team […]

MAHALO!!!

  On Wednesday, December 5th, 2012, isisHawaii celebrated a special milestone — 10 years in Hawaii! The event was attended by community partners, educators, administrators, students and many others who shared the decade-long journey with us. A big “MAHALO!” to Silver Sponsor CH2M Hill, Bronze Sponsors 3D Academy and Crystal Mills and to all attendees […]

Inventor: Leeden Raquel’s Motor Tester

  Meet student inventor, Leeden Raquel, a 7th grader at Highlands Intermediate. With skills he acquired through an isisHawaii project with partner 3D Academy and the complex’s STEM initiatives, Leeden created a device to test the torque (rotational force) of motors used in building robots for the VEX robotic program. Collin Kobayashi (CEO/Founder of 3D […]

2012 Hawaii Robofest Award Winners

The 5th Annual Hawaii Robofest Qualifying Competition was held on Saturday, March 31st, 2012, at Leeward Community College. Robofest was founded in 2000 by Dr. CJ Chung (Professor of Mathematics) at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan. Robofest is a math-based international scholastic robotics program for students in grades 5-12.  Hawaii is one of 25 […]

2012 R2R Game Workshop

The 5th Annual Hawaii Robofest season is underway with isisHawaii hosting the program’s first workshop held on Saturday, January 14th, 2012, at Highlands Intermediate School. This year’s game, “Robot 2 the Rescue”, challenges students to design, manipulate and program NXT LEGO® robots in a mock rescue course. Program Director Jake Tamaye and Joe Adcock (volunteer […]

2011 Hawaii FIRST LEGO® Championship

(Honolulu) Hawaii celebrated the culmination of its 7th annual FIRST LEGO® League scholastic robotics season at the State Championship Tournament on Saturday, December 3rd, 2011, at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena. 56 teams advanced from a field of over 200 teams (ages 9-14) that competed during previous months at 15 district tournaments throughout the State. […]

5th Annual Hawaii Robofest Kickoff

isisHawaii sponsored the 2011-12 Hawaii Robofest Seasonal Kickoff on Saturday, October 1st, 2011, hosted by community partner, Highlands Intermediate School. Robofest (an autonomous scholastic robotics program originated at Lawrence Tech University in Southfield, MI) is entering it’s 5th year in Hawaii. The Hawaii region boasts the largest number of participants in this international program, with […]

Nanotechnology at Palisades Elementary

Pearl City – Based on research and technology developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 4th and 5th graders from Palisades Elementary School proposed an innovative solution to help young diabetics manage their diabetes without the discomfort of daily blood sugar testing. First place winners at the 2011 Hawaii Robofest Exhibition Competition (Junior Division), […]

2011 Hawaii Robofest Regional

The 2011 Hawai‘i Robofest Tournament (held Saturday, April 16 at Leeward Community College) was a great success! The tournament featured over 200 students competing in autonomous robotic challenges and showcasing robotic inventions and exhibits. This year’s theme, “My EcoSystem,” challenged Hawai‘i students to explore how innovative good stewards can be in caring for the environment. […]